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Nov 5, 2012 6:00am PST
of hurricane sandy has left many residents without a place to vote. authorities are scrambling to respond to the situation, particularly in the city of new york, where the storm knocked out dozens of polling stations. new york mayor michael bloomberg says about 140,000 residents will have to find another polling station. more than 60 stations have suffered power outages and flooding. city officials are working to set up alternative sites. authorities in new jersey, another hard-hit area, are planning to use public buildings to allow voters to cast their ballots. hurricane sandy has killed 91 people across nine states. more than 1.8 million households remain without power. experts say providing shelter to the displaced is an urgent issue as they expect cold northwesterly winds to push temperatures down. >>> americans who are able to vote tuesday will judge the presidential candidates on a range of issues. one of them is their stance on china. some americans consider the world's second largest economy a threat. obama and romney have tried to reflect that sentiment, but as nhk world's susumu
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
just as it's recovering from the impact of last week's monster storm, sandy. this latest storm brought snow, rain, and wild winds, making streets and sidewalks slick and making getting around slow. the weather forced airlines to cancel more than 600 flights in and out of the northeast. >> the national weather service warns that there could be some major flooding in spots already eroded by sandy. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg says the storm would not be a big problem under normal circumstances but sandy damaged coastal areas. so he called on residents there to evacuate as a precaution. it's making life even more difficult for thousands of people. sandy killed more than 40 people in new york city alone. it triggered flooding and power outages. 30,000 households in the city are still without electricity. >>> clear weather in this part of the world. meteorologist robert speta has more. robert? >>> we are seeing some sunny skies across japan here. we have this high pressure ridging in from the west bringingutely great conditions on your friday, going into saturday. but this is followi
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
else's dna under fingernai fingernails. >>> after sandy, there's another storm americans need to worry about. it's hovering near the northeast. robert is here with that and more in weather. robert? >> we are watching the southeastern coast of the u.s. here. have the nor'easter right off the coastlines and across portions from new england to pennsylvania. you're going to expect some gusty winds. near 100 kilometer winds and right near the coast, hurricane force winds. this is not by any means a hurricane, it's a nor'easter, but still, it's going to be packing these strong winds. then talking about the snow. all that cold air coming down and this heavy snow expected in here. even winter storm advisories are in effect in eastern pennsylvania. this is going to create some whiteout and business ard conditions. if you're outside in this too long, frostbite could be a major concern. this is really very dangerous for all these people still recovering from sandy last week, so definitely want to continue to watch this storm system on wednesday into thursday, but it's not the only strong winter s
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am PST
, and definitely new england. a potent and dangerous storm system. many people here still recovering from sandy, which hit the area last week. keeping a very close eye on this on your wednesday. let's look over towards the other side of the world. here in that wen jiabao -- japan, we have heavy rainfall. in tokyo, 42 millimeters was reported in a one-hour span. now up towards hokkaido and the southern portions of hokkaido, 95 kilometer-per-hour winds was also recorded, so it shows the strong strength of this storm. now as it pushes off towards the east, hokkaido, you're expecting it to continue to linger throughout the remainder of the workweek. good news is that off towards the west and western japan, even across korea, we have this high pressure starting to work its way in. that's going to be bringing much fairer weather across much of the area. temperatures are going to be shaping up like this, though. beijing with a high of 11, chongqing at 14, and over here towards tokyo getting into the low 20s. now, looking at europe, we are watching a low-pressure that is moving across italy here, some
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